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The Penguin Book Of Witches Paperback – 19 November 2014

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This comprehensive collection of carefully selected documents and published primary materials, coupled with judicious and informative introductions, will help modern readers understand the seemingly inexplicable and persistent popular phenomenon of belief in witchcraft from the seventeenth century into more modern times -- Mary Beth Norton (author of In the Devil's Snare)

Fascinating and insightful. With her usual skill, Katherine Howe navigates the winding path leading to Salem's hysteria and beyond. A must-read for anyone who wants to know not only what happened but also how and why -- Brunonia Barry (author of The Lace Reader)

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The Penguin Book of Witches is a treasury of historical accounts of accused witches that sheds light on the reality behind the legends.

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4.0 out of 5 stars The Penguin Books of Witches - A Fantastic History of Real Witches and Trials
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